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Full-time Medical Social Worker

West Michigan Cancer Center Kalamazoo, MI

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

West Michigan Cancer Center, Radiation and Surgical Specialties (WMCC) is looking for a Full-time Medical Social Worker who will fit our core values. WMCC strives to provide compassionate and innovative care in order to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life for our patients.

If you are ready to bring your skills to a pillar in cancer care in our region, apply today!

The Medical Social Worker at WMCC is responsible for providing support services in the realm of psychosocial services/social work to patients and their caregivers. Each day, this employee must STRIVE to make a difference for your co-workers and the patients.

Requirements:

  • Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work or healthcare field such as counseling, psychology or mental health from an accredited institution required (or equivalent such as LLP), emphasis in Interpersonal Practice preferred.
  • Knowledge and Skills: Current State of Michigan LMSW license required. Minimum 2 years’ experience in medical social work in healthcare setting required, oncology or hospice/palliative care experience strongly preferred. Basic knowledge of medical terminology and overall understanding of health care systems, psychosocial impact of life threatening disease preferred, willingness to become expert is required. Thorough knowledge and understanding of community resources. Ability to cope with high intensity emotional strain of working with severe illness of patients, conducting self in professional manner; maintain professional boundaries as outlined in the NASW Code of Ethics. Must have or be able to obtain BLS certification.

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